News of Florida athletics director Jeremy Foley’s impending retirement came as a big surprise to the college athletics community and Gators Nation as a whole, and there was not a shortage of people chiming in regarding Foley’s accomplishments.
From Gators basketball coach Mike White, who was hired by Foley in 2015.
From Gators volleyball coach Mary Wise:
From Florida softball coach Tim Walton:
From Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork:
From Florida Executive Associate Athletics Director Mike Hill:
From radio personality Paul Finebaum, host of the SEC Network’s The Paul Finebaum Show:
From national college football writer Matt Hayes, who spent a portion of his career covering the Gators for the Florida Times-Union.
From CBS Sports’ Jon Solomon, who put Foley’s 25-year run as Gators AD into broader context: